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Nissan Maxima repairs by problem area

Engine (34%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (18%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (4%)

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Nissan Maxima suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (16%)

$500 - $999 (29%)

$100 - $499 (45%)

< $100 (8%)

Chart based on 215 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2004 Nissan Maxima 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

63000 mi

US $350
Front suspension joints rusted. Replaced. 
105000 mi

US $430
Seal on power steering cracked and leaking profusely. 
210000 mi

US $300
Replaced rear struts 

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2002 Nissan Maxima 4dr Sedan

255-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

138000 mi

US $800
Maxima needed new struts and alignment which is standard maintenance 

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2001 Nissan Maxima 4dr Sedan

227-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed manual FWD

86800 mi

C $467
Left Front Lower Ball Joint/Control Arm worn - replaced. 

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2001 Nissan Maxima 4dr Sedan

227-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

103000 mi

US $600
Replaced left front wheel bearing and hub assembly. 
165500 mi

US $65
Replaced high pressure power steering hose due to crack/leak in original part. 
97000 mi

US $700
Right front stabilizer link broken, left front worn. Replaced both. 

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2001 Nissan Maxima 4-door

6-cylinder manual 2WD

87000 mi

US $350
Passenger wheel bearing went out, broke abs sensor while repairing, bearing cost $50, sensor $200 
89000 mi

US $200
Wheel bearing. 

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1998 Nissan Maxima 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

139000 mi

US $400
Replaced front axles. 

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Nissan Maxima Suspension Problems

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